Stephen Curry is sending the Class of 2020 off with an inspirational message.
On Monday, the NBA star spoke at Chase’s virtual “Show Me Your Walk” event to honor this year’s graduates, who have been unable to have physical celebrations at their schools due to the coronavirus pandemic.
"I'm grateful for this opportunity to congratulate you, the undefeated class of 2020," Curry, 32, began. "You are my kind of people, you know that. You're record-setting, history-making, and you show up to win, even in the greatest of adversity. You follow through on the promises to yourself, you adapt, you create, you inspire, and you continue to dream big and hope."
"We are here today to celebrate because we believe the work that you've done should be celebrated, no matter what's going on right now," he added. "This commencement honors the early mornings that turned into late nights, the grind every single day to better yourself, and every single moment of sacrifice that you've gone through."
Curry said to reporters about his high school graduation, “I do remember how that experience was with my friends and people you go through that journey with, so [I’m] kind of going back into the memory bank, understanding all those memories."
"This is a way for everybody to collectively step up and celebrate that class that has put so much work in," he added. "Everybody, through this virus and pandemic, we’re missing that physical interaction and that ability to be with people that matter the most to you in the same room and have laughs and shared experiences.”
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